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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #105 on: November 16, 2005, 05:29 PM »
Late breaking news from Hasbro!  EE Astromech sets.

Way to be on top of things Hasbro.  ::)

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #106 on: November 16, 2005, 11:48 PM »
I'm glad Hasbro annouced these things, despite my pre-order, I was waiting until it became official before I believed in their existence.

Exciting!

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #107 on: January 10, 2006, 10:59 PM »
does anyone know just when these little guys are actually gonna ship? I bought both sets for my son and I was just wondering  how true "expected to ship in Jan" REALLY is??
we're really looking forward to them.
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #108 on: January 10, 2006, 11:01 PM »
In the latest EE news it does say this month

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #109 on: January 11, 2006, 09:42 AM »
I got the same notice, it basically said they're on the way.
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #110 on: January 12, 2006, 01:56 PM »
does anyone know just when these little guys are actually gonna ship?


I sent along an e-mail to our contact at EE, and here is what they had to say.:

Hello Jeff,

Thank you for your e-mail.  Since these are being made exclusively for
us, and we ourselves just received the prototypes in December, and
because all of our dates are ESTIMATED, it may be pushed back again,
but we are still expecting to receive them sometime this month.


So, they are still on track for the end of the month (January), but you know how that goes...  :-\
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #111 on: January 12, 2006, 10:42 PM »
thanks for the info jeff, I haven't bought anything as a pre-order before so I'm a little cautious. I'm still only sorta "comfortable" buying stuff on ebay so this buying a pre-order item online business is new to me. I can't wait for them, they look very cool! Oh and my son will like them too  ;)
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #112 on: January 18, 2006, 01:40 PM »
I checked my pre-order this afternoon and lo and behold  -

Estimated Arrival: February 2006

So much for the info from the e-mail and newsletters...  looks like another delay.  ::)
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #113 on: January 18, 2006, 02:08 PM »
Oh well at least they let you know.  I still don't have my Early Bird set yet.  Probably wont' get it either.

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #114 on: January 19, 2006, 09:12 PM »
I just got notification that my Astromech sets are ready to be picked up...I'll be grabbing them tomorrow morning, I think.

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #115 on: January 19, 2006, 11:55 PM »
I just got notification that my Astromech sets are ready to be picked up...I'll be grabbing them tomorrow morning, I think.

So, first they say January.... then a week later they reset all the pre-orders to read February... then 1 day later they start shipping them?   ???

I guess they got the January shipment in, but maybe it's not enough to cover all the pre-orders?
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #116 on: January 20, 2006, 09:12 AM »
They probably don't have enough in stock to fill your eight case order Jeff!

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #117 on: January 20, 2006, 11:42 AM »
They probably don't have enough in stock to fill your eight case order Jeff!

Hey, it was only four cases that I ended up ordering...  :P

And, GH updated with this nifty picture today:

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Man, I can't wait to do that with all my little Astromechs when those sets finally get here (and on another note - boy will it ever be nice to swap the Saga R5-D4 for that PotF2 monstrosity ;)).
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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #118 on: January 20, 2006, 11:54 AM »
Yeah, that picture definitely tempted me to order some of these too.  I haven't so far because of funds and I wasn't sure I could justify the price...but with brick and mortar stores having a price hike and just seeing how cool they look all together like that, it is getting more tempting.

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Re: EE Exclusive Astromech 5-Packs
« Reply #119 on: January 20, 2006, 04:22 PM »
My sets have shipped as well ;D